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For marathon swimmers ---
By marathon swimmers
March 1, 2016
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News & Blogs
Rottnest Channel Swim
(crew for solo runner-up Bradley Smith)
report on Rotto
Lizzie Can Too
Happyland (my first marathon swim)
Lizzie Can Too
A kind of magic (Malabar Beach swim)
24 Things about open water swimming you don't want to know
24 Hour Relay makes it 3rd appearance
(on the 24 Hour Relay)
Visual guide to lane swimming etiquette
Lago d'Orta 27km preview
Jersey 2 France (briefly)
4th Annual EBIIISA Ice Mile report
"The Long Swim" returns!
Telling Smooths and Swingers Apart
Is your elbow really dropped or is your hand too high?
(Johannesburg, South Africa)
complete 24-hour swim
, raising R40000 for the Lonely Round Foundation.
Santa Barbara Channel Swimming
2016 sanction applications
(all online) now open
New York Times
A brisk swim across Martha's Vineyard
Wall Street Journal
A swimming hero relearns how to swim
(on Marilyn Bell)
MSF Official T-shirts - order by March 3rd!
We are producing a limited-production
official MSF t-shirt
, to celebrate MSF's 4th Anniversary. The design is simple and classic, emblazoned with MSF's professionally designed logo art.
shirt comes in short or long sleeves, and "natural" or "aquatic blue" fabric color. A women's fit is available, as well as Big & Tall sizing.
The order deadline is
- reserve your shirt now!
Special thanks to Anthony McCarley for setting this up.
New MSF Documented Swims
- Around Montauk Peninsula, New York - 27.8 km.
- Brooklyn Bridge / Coney Island round-trip - 37.7 km.
Previous MSF Documented Swims
Anthony McCarley: St Thomas-St John
Craig Lenning: Farallon Islands to Muir Beach
Joe Locke: Farallon Islands to Golden Gate Bridge
Elaine Howley: Lake Pend Oreille
Patti Bauernfeind: Monterey Bay
Kimberly Rutherford: Monterey Bay
Chloё McCardel: Eleuthera to Nassau, Bahamas
new world distance record
Tita Llorens: Mallorca Channel, Spain
Dave Van Mouwerik: Estero Bay, California
Recent Discussions at the
Marathon Swimmers Forum
(comment totals since last newsletter in parentheses)
What is the relationship between marathon swimmers and triathletes?
Everyone thinks we're crazy- the MSF t-shirt?
Shirts, shirts, shirts!
FINA to consider compulsory wetsuits for Olympic 10km swim
Investigation of Diana Nyad Cuba-Florida Swim Timeline
Anyone training for marathon swims in Philadelphia this summer? I would love some company!
Request for: Chafing Photos and/or Photos of Murky-But-Swimmable Water
What are Your Swimming Goals for 2016!
Bootlegging / banditing marathon swims
Swimming with a cold
Research on cold water swimming and core temperature
Swimming in Flathead Lake, Montana
Lake Baikal and Lynne Cox's 1988 swim
Lake George Marathon Swim
Open Water Blogs
Ocean Swimming and Electrolyte Replacement
The FrankenGoggles are here -
Bodyweight fluctuations and swim speed
NEKOWSA 2016 Swim Schedule
Santa Barbara March 13-22
Exercise Recovery Drink Thoughts
Open water swim groups at or near Seal Beach, Orange County, California
24 Hour Relay 2016 in SF Aquatic Park
New Forum Member? Introduce yourself here.
Long Distance Swimming Discussion: March 12, Sports Basement, SF
The Lunchtime Set Thread
8 BRIDGES 2016
What are the 3 hardest established open-water swims (in your opinion)
Lake Argyle, Western Australia
ILDSA suspend North Channel committee over conflict of interest allegations